Powerful men…Powerful habits

Presidents Day having recently past (or you can also think of it as coming up…just not for a long time) we were thinking about the Presidents who used tobacco. It should be no surprise that a lot of them had found their way to a nicotine addiction in one form...

2019 Mercer Health Care Innovation Symposium

On August 7th, Mercer hosted their annual Healthcare Innovations Symposium in Minneapolis, with presentations from Thought Leaders in various facets of the healthcare world. They gathered to explore some of the newest technologies and services promising to have a major impact on the future of healthcare in the U.S. and...

why don’t we talk about polonium-210 more?

Polonium-210 is not typically part of everyday conversation. No one has ever gone to a dinner party and said, “Hey, so what’s everyone’s thoughts on Polonium-210?” Most likely, that would be their last dinner party. Yet, this chemical is pervasive and found everywhere in the soil and air. So, you...

schools fight a teen vaping epidemic

Both Middle and High School officials are concerned about the growing use of e-cigarettes by students. According to a study by the CDC, between 2017 and 2018 teen use of these devices has skyrocketed by 78%! Big Lake High School is one of many forced to address the issue. For...

Thank You JA Counter!

Today we use our blog to congratulate and honor Linda Skoglund and all the great people at JA Counter Agency of New Richmond Wisconsin. Their commitment to their community and their strong desire to help people without concern of who is or is not a client, deserves recognition and our appreciation. In...